sure they're both stimulants but actually ritalin would be closer to coke, and adderall is close to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>meth</span>amphetamine
. not that it makes it any better...
kids are obviously the target market for Shire Pharmeceutical, which i think is awful.
i agree with woozy that kids should not be on this stuff, unless it's the absolute last resort. it's given out to toddlers and grade-schoolers like fuggin' candy! guess what, they're KIDS, being inattentive is what they DO!